SOL Alerts Students Against ‘Fraudulent Calls’

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The School of Open Learning (SOL), University of Delhi, on Thursday, August 13 alerted the students against ‘fraudulent calls’. These calls were reportedly deceiving the receiver into paying money to correct errors in their assignments submitted for evaluation.

According to an SOL official, a student pursuing English Honors reached out to them and reported the matter. The student had received a call demanding 100 bucks for correcting the errors she might have made in her assignment.

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Out of suspicion, when she asked the caller about the errors, he replied that she had written her father’s name wrongly in the assignment. However, as mentioned by PTI, the students do not have to write their father’s name in their respective assignments.
Following the incident, the officials have said that they will approach the police in this regard. Also, SOL has alerted the students by issuing a notice warning students against falling prey to such calls.

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“It has been brought to the notice of the School of Open Learning that some fraudsters have been approaching students on behalf of SOL, making fraudulent claims and asking for personal details and money to correct errors relating to the Assignment Based Evaluation (ABE). In this regard, all concerned students are hereby advised not to respond to messages/calls claiming to be from SOL asking for money to correct errors relating to assignments,” the notice read.

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